NCSS President-Elect on News Segment Regarding Texas Board of Education revisions of TEKS for Social Studies
Over the weekend NCSS President-Elect Steven Goldberg was reached for comment and taped on a Channel One News segment regarding the Texas Board of Education revisions to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for social studies.
Steven Goldberg’s comments were based on the NCSS statement posted on the NCSS website at: http://www.socialstudies.org/state-social_studies_standards_development. The Channel One News television network reaches approximately 8,000 middle and high schools nationwide (see http://www.channelone.com/about/) its audience is primarily students. To take a look at this 12-minute news segment, please visit: http://www.channelone.com/onair/ (Today’s Show) – the social studies news segment starts at 3:36 and ends at 8:36.
For your reference:
Chapter 113. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Social Studies are available at: http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter113/index.html
Texas Board of Education revisions of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) (at different points in time) can be found at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=3643